Chicken Taco Filling

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Recipe video made by Ryan Published on 10/09/2019, viewed by 822 , 0 Comments
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One of my favorite chicken marinades is used to create this basic filling for use in tacos, burritos, quesadillas or taco salads.

What you will need

2 cloves Garlic

1 Lemon

2 Tbsp Olive Oil

1 lb boneless skinless Chicken Thighs

1 tsp Paprika

1 tsp ground Cumin

1 Tsp Salt

1 tsp Dried Oregano

1 tsp Black Pepper

(Nutritional facts 68 calories, 3.05 g fat, 9.73 g carbohydrates, 1.53 g protein, 1 mg cholesterol, 736 mg sodium)

How to cook

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Assemble ingredients.

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Cut the lemon in half for squeezing.

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Put the olive oil in a large mixing bowl.

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Add the salt.

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asure out. I just crankt he pepper mill until it looks like about as much as the salt.

Add some fresh pepper. 1 tsp of ground pepper is a lot and it's tough to measure out. I just crankt he pepper mill until it looks like about as much as the salt.

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Add the crushed garlic.

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Squeeze the juice of the lemon halves into the bowl.

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Add the dried oregano.

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Add the paprika.

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Add the cumin.

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Add the chicken. Toss it to coat in marinade.

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 but I usually just leave it overnight.

Seal it up and put it in the fridge. 2 hours should be fine for marinating, but I usually just leave it overnight.

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nough that it's almost beginning to smoke. Don't forget to turn on that kitchen fan.

Pour some olive oil into a heavy skillet over medium heat. Let it get hot enough that it's almost beginning to smoke. Don't forget to turn on that kitchen fan.

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Cook chicken thighs until darkened on both sides.

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Once the chicken is cooled enough to touch, chop it up into bite-sized chunks.

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